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Philippines Protests China’s Installation of Submerged Barrier at Disputed Shoal

Philippines Protests China’s Installation of Submerged Barrier at Disputed Shoal

By Sebastian Strangio
The "floating barrier" is intended to prevent Filipino fishermen from accessing Scarborough Shoal, a China-occupied feature in the South China Sea.
Australia, Philippines Agree to Upgrade Bilateral Relationship

Australia, Philippines Agree to Upgrade Bilateral Relationship

By Sebastian Strangio
As with U.S.-Philippine ties, relations between Canberra and Manila have advanced rapidly since President Rodrigo Duterte left office.

Chinese Premier Seeks to Calm South China Sea Concerns

Chinese Premier Seeks to Calm South China Sea Concerns

By Sebastian Strangio
During a meeting with ASEAN counterparts, Li Qiang implied that China and rival claimants could address outstanding disputes without the involvement of outside powers.

Philippines to Cease Sending Cadets to China Over South China Sea Frictions

Philippines to Cease Sending Cadets to China Over South China Sea Frictions

By Sebastian Strangio
The move follows an incident last month in which a Chinese vessel forcibly prevented the resupply of Filipino forces on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal.

Vietnam Joins ASEAN Neighbors in Denouncing Chinese Map

Vietnam Joins ASEAN Neighbors in Denouncing Chinese Map

By Sebastian Strangio
Beijing's “new standard” map depicts the country's maximalist claim over nearly the entire South China Sea.
Philippines Successfully Resupplies Troops On Besieged Second Thomas Shoal

Philippines Successfully Resupplies Troops On Besieged Second Thomas Shoal

By Sebastian Strangio
The atoll in the South China Sea has been subject to what some observers have characterized as a Chinese blockade.

Who Promised to Remove the Grounded Philippine Ship on Second Thomas Shoal?

Who Promised to Remove the Grounded Philippine Ship on Second Thomas Shoal?

By Mong Palatino
Government officials, including two former presidents, have denied Beijing's claim that Manila made an agreement to remove the ship from the disputed shoal.
Philippine Foreign Secretary Calls for China to Reduce Tensions in South China Sea

Philippine Foreign Secretary Calls for China to Reduce Tensions in South China Sea

By Sebastian Strangio
Enrique Manalo's comments come at a time of growing tension over Second Thomas Shoal, a Philippine-occupied atoll in the Spratly Islands.

Joint South China Sea Patrols Could Begin in 2023, Philippine Official Says

Joint South China Sea Patrols Could Begin in 2023, Philippine Official Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement comes at a time of increased Chinese assertiveness in disputed waters.

Philippines Blasts China For ‘Dangerous Maneuvers’ Near Disputed Shoal

Philippines Blasts China For ‘Dangerous Maneuvers’ Near Disputed Shoal

By Sebastian Strangio
The Philippine Coast Guard claims that a Chinese vessel used a high-powered water cannon in order to prevent the resupply of the Philippine forces stationed on Second Thomas Shoal.

Philippine Senate Passes Resolution Condemning Beijing’s South China Sea ‘Incursions’

Philippine Senate Passes Resolution Condemning Beijing’s South China Sea ‘Incursions’

By Sebastian Strangio
The resolution, spearheaded by a critic of President Marcos, comes amid growing frictions in disputed waters.
Developing Guardrails for Regional Stability: A View from the Philippines

Developing Guardrails for Regional Stability: A View from the Philippines

By Jay Batongbacal
Manila sees a variety of different threats to its maritime security. Each requires a different tool or approach.

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